: Pope Francis calls for unity against terrorism during the weekly audience in Vatican
Society15:38 Mar. 23, 2016
763views

Pope Francis calls for unity against terrorism during the weekly audience in Vatican

On high terrorist alert police thouroghly checked the visitors

Thousands of people gathered in St. Peter's square for the weekly audience of Pope Francis.

Struck by the Tuesday attacks (March 22) in Brussels, the police strengthened the security harshly using the metal detectors and checking the visitors' bags. At the same time the Pope urged the whole world to unite against terrorism and evil of religious radicalism.

Watch also Belgium remains on highest level of alert following multipul attacks in Brussels

Pope Francis, Leader of Roman Catholic Church: "It is with a heavy heart that I have followed the sad news of the attacks in Brussels. My prayers and thoughts are with the dear Belgian populationand all those injured. I extend once again an appeal to join together in unanimous condemnation of this abominable cruelty which causes only death, terror and horror."

Read also U.N. chief condemns deadly terrorist bombings in Brussels

Three explosions in Brussels airport and metro took the lives of at least 34 people. ISIL has already claimed responsibility for the suicide bombings.

comments powered by Disqus

RELATED VIDEO

Society13:08 Dec. 7, 2016
Antonov offers its airplane to Trump
Society11:57 Dec. 7, 2016
People cheer as destroyed bridge in Donbas rebuilt (video)
Society18:30 Dec. 6, 2016
Verkhovna Rada doubles minimum wage for Ukrainians
Society18:09 Dec. 6, 2016
Ukraine on the right track after revolution, but outcome unclear – poll
Society17:13 Dec. 6, 2016
Final ‘No': Poland will not extradite Polanski
Ukraine Today WEEKLY DIGEST
Subscribe to receive regular email updates about Ukraine and Eastern Europe
vk154998